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Organization Profile

ALIVE! is the oldest and largest private safety net in the City of Alexandria dedicated to alleviating food insecurity in our community. ALIVE! provides essential grocery items to roughly 20,000 people in the City of Alexandria each month. ALIVE! is more than just Alexandria's food bank we provide transitional shelter, financial help, eviction prevention, and furniture & housewares to our neighbors in need. Register for your next volunteer communtiy service activity here.

Our services include:

    • Food Assistance for Alexandria City residents through pop-up distribution events, ALIVE! Food Hubs, and last Saturday distributions
    • Family Assistance Program helps low-income families pay rent and utility bills.
    • ALIVE! House transitional shelter moves women and families out of homelessness to permanent housing.
    • Housewares & Furniture Programs supply households with home essentials.

Individuals, families, and/or groups are encouraged to help with ongoing services and/or special projects. To learn more, and sign up for a specific volunteer shift visit the Get Involved page of our website.


Hunger & Homelessness
Animals, Families, Homeless, Immigrants, Refugees or Ethnic Groups, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay,Bisexual,Transgender), Low-income Communities, Military/Veterans
Alexandria, VA, 22302

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